A federal judge has blocked the merger between Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc. on antitrust grounds, ruling that the proposed health-insurance merger is anticompetitive.
U.S. telecom sector could be on the brink of a major consolidation under President Donald Trump's likely more merger-friendly administration.
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Aircraft-engine company Safran has agreed to buy seat and cabin manufacturer Zodiac Aerospace in a deal worth 8.5 billion euros ($9.1 billion).
Exxon Mobil has joined a growing list of oil producers who are expanding in the Permian Basin of Texas.
Greece's privatization agency has signed a deal to sell the country's state-owned Trainose railway operator to Italian state's Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane for 45 million euros ($48 million).
German chemical giant Bayer AG has a quid pro quo offer for President-elect Donald Trump.
British American Tobacco and Reynolds American said they have agreed to a sweetened offer of $49.4 billion from BAT for the 57.8% of Reynolds that it doesn't already own, creating the world's largest listed tobacco company by revenue and market value.
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Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a $49 billion merger to create a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry.
The chief executive officers of German chemical giant Bayer AG and U.S. seed behemoth Monsanto (NYSE:MON), Werner Baumann and Hugh Grant, are in New York pressing their case with President-elect Donald Trump to approve the massive merger between the two entities and to tout the creation of U.S. jobs if the deal goes through, people with direct knowledge of the matter tell the FOX Business Network.
Valeant is selling three skincare brands to L'Oréal for $1.3 billion.
L'Oreal is acquiring three specialized skincare brands - CeraVe, AcneFree and Ambi - from Valeant Pharmaceuticals for $1.3 billion.
Mars is buying the pet health care company VCA in a deal valued at around $7.7 billion.
Candy and pet food maker Mars said it would buy VCA, which runs hospitals for animals, for $7.7 billion.
UnitedHealth Group said on Monday its Optum unit would buy Surgical Care Affiliates Inc in a deal valuing the company at about $2.3 billion.
Verizon said Thursday it continues to evaluate how Yahoo’s largest data breach in history will affect the acquisition of its internet business.
Media company Meredith Corp has contacted Time Inc to express intent in a potential merger, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
The online retailer Jet.com, now owned by Wal-Mart, says it's acquired the footwear-shopping website ShoeBuy for about $70 million.
Sears, fighting for its survival, will sell Craftsman to Stanley Black & Decker.